Starbucks’ Blockchain Allows Traceability to 380,000 Coffee Farms!

10 May 2019 Internet, IT & e-Discovery Blog Blog
Authors: Peter Vogel

Computerworld reported that “Starbucks is working with Microsoft to develop a blockchain-based supply chain tracking system and mobile app that will allow customers to track the supply chain journey of the beans they buy and the coffee they drink.”  The May 7, 2019 report entitled “From coffee bean to cup: Starbucks brews a blockchain-based supply chain with Microsoft” included these comments:

Starbucks is among a growing number of produce retailers to let customers trace their food's journey from farm to store shelf. For example, IBM's blockchain-based Food Trust blockchain network, launched in August 2017, is used by more than two dozen food retailers and suppliers, including Dole, Driscoll's, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick and Company, Nestlé, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart

Great news for consumers around the world!

 

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